Further standardisation for emerging market CDSs

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has decided credit default swaps (CDS) on emerging market names will adopt standardised coupons from September 21.

Coupons of 100 basis points and 500bp will be introduced initially, and additional coupons may follow for trading and for back-loading of historical trades into the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation's trade information warehouse.

Trades for emerging markets in central and eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin Amer

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